Fried Macaroni and Cheese Balls

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Krystal McDow

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@kmcdow

I got this from food.com. This isn't a weight watcher recipe. However, I always like putting the weight watcher points for me,regardless of how high they are. Weight Watcher Points:1 (per ball)

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Serves:
66 (5.5 dozen)
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
10 Hr
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

  • 4 qt
    water
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 3 Tbsp
    milk
  • 12 oz
    package cheese spread, cubed
  • 1 c
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 2 c
    italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • ·
    peanut oil, for frying

How to Make Fried Macaroni and Cheese Balls

Step-by-Step

  1. Lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking dish. In large saucepan, bring water and 1/2 t salt to a boil over high heat. Add pasta, and cook 6-8 minutes, or until tender; drain well.
  2. In a large bowl, combine hot cooked pasta, 1/2 cup milk, cheese spread, mozzarella cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper; stir until cheeses are melted. Spoon into prepared baking dish; cover, and refrigerate 8 hours.
  3. Roll macaroni and cheese into 1-inch balls; place on a baking sheet, and freeze 2 hours.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and remaining milk.
  5. In a separate small bowl, combine breadcrumbs and cornmeal.
  6. Dip balls into egg mixture, then dredge in breadcrumb mixture.
  7. Fry macaroni and cheese balls in batches, 3-4 minutes, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

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About Fried Macaroni and Cheese Balls

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American



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